Squeezing the brakes

Paulin Ground, Winchmore Hill    Sunday 2nd August 2020

WINCHMORE HILL TIGERS (1st XI) 174 all out beat ACME 117 all out by 57 runs

After the rain induced Superspreader event in the clubhouse last weekend it was back to abnormality on Sunday, as the top Tigers overcome powerful opponents in Acme, thanks to match-winning performances from Emile Nawagumuwa and Matt Webster. Continue reading “Squeezing the brakes”

Tigers in the rain

Sunday 26 July 2020   Paulin Ground, Winchmore Hill

WINCHMORE HILL TIGERS 187-4 beat HENDON CC 186-9 by 6 wickets

Unlike most cats, Tigers reputedly love the rain, though they will often jump into water backwards to avoid getting it in their eyes. Continue reading “Tigers in the rain”

The New Abnormal

Winchmore Hill CC     Sunday 19 July 2020

WINCHMORE HILL TIGERS 180 all out lost to CINCINATTI 192-7 by 12 runs

If last week was ‘getting back to normal’ by once again being able to play cricket, this week was ‘getting used to the unfamiliar’. Continue reading “The New Abnormal”

Wipeout!

Sunday 12 July 2020        Winchmore Hill CC

WINCHMORE HILL TIGERS 99-2 beat Haringey Libraries 98 all out by 8 wickets

Unprecedented. Challenging. Strange – words used to describe the cricket lockout of the past few months. It was feared at one time there would be no recreational cricket allowed in 2020. Continue reading “Wipeout!”

Club legends retire

In the first half of 2020, as the coronavirus wrapped the world in a blanket of inactivity, two Tigers cricketing legends decided to hang up their boots. Steve Bignell, founder member of WestX1 (which became the Judd Street Tigers which became the Winchmore Hill Tigers) and Stewie Taylor, the club’s original angry young man, will play no more. Continue reading “Club legends retire”

Flattening the Curve

From our Special Correspondent O Farr-Kinnell

Hello, cricket nuts. We live in unprecedented times. Everyone would dearly love to see the pall lifted over the Paulin Ground (see what I did there – great alliteration!), and get back to playing the game we really miss. Continue reading “Flattening the Curve”

The New Normal

The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has today published its Road Map outlining plans for the resumption of club cricket in the UK, a 200-page, 5-stage document advising of  the levels to be implemented, the first of which – Operation Toss – will go ahead once the government has given the all-clear. Continue reading “The New Normal”

We’ll meet again

Tiger news update from our stay-at-home reporters Fay Canuz and E.Savinalaar-Finney

It would now appear that the initial Tiger fixture of 2020, scheduled for Sunday 19th April, will not now take place. Nor will any subsequent contests. In fact, 2020 is cancelled. Indefinitely. Forever. Or perhaps not. Continue reading “We’ll meet again”

TIGER MUSIC

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OK, looks like cricket will be off the menu for a while. How are you getting on with sorting your albums into alphabetical order?  By now you should have got to about David Bowie-Phil Collins in playing them all again.  So have you ever thought on what are the best selling albums of all time, and do you own any of them?

Continue reading “TIGER MUSIC”

Tiger News

We live in unprecedented times. Only those people aged 80 or more and lived through the last war can remember a situation that we find ourselves in at the moment. Deprived of our weekly recreational sporting fix, we must find other activities to occupy minds and bodies to limit the psychological damage that will surely follow. Continue reading “Tiger News”

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